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Hey Y'all,

 

The subject of cotton camo fading comes up every year. Here are some care tips for you different types of camo.

 

Bob :P

 

Different types of fabric require different care:

 

Cotton - Camo of this type fades easily, but washing it with a half a cup of vinegar will help keep the colors strong. (Washing it again with a non-scent UV blocker detergent immediately afterward will eradicate the vinegar smell.) Continue to use the scent-free UV blocking detergents.

 

Polyester - These are very resistant to fading, but as with cottons, washing it inside out in cold water will help keep it that way. Again, similar to cotton camos, machine drying on the lowest settings is a must. (It will melt, otherwise.)

 

Wool - These have a natural tendency to reject dirt due to the oily fibers, so you shouldn't have to wash camos of this type too often. Brushing it with a hard-bristled brush or running it under tap water should be able to take out most stains, but if this isn't enough, hand washing with a very small amount of soap or baking soda, usually only a cap-full, should get it clean again. Line-dry when finished.

 

Scent-Absorbing - Lined with charcoal, these camos are cleaned best when put in the dryer and tumbled on high for close to 45 minutes. If this doesn't work, though, as a last resort you can wash lightly in cold water to remove stubborn stains.

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Washing camo? What a unique idea, Bobcat. :P

 

I wash mine once a year, whether it needs it or not. Sometimes, if it gets rank enough to start going hunting without me, I'll put it through the gentle cycle on the washer with no soap, no softner, and cold water only. Then I hang it outside to dry.

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Washing camo? What a unique idea, Bobcat. :P

 

I wash mine once a year, whether it needs it or not. Sometimes, if it gets rank enough to start going hunting without me, I'll put it through the gentle cycle on the washer with no soap, no softner, and cold water only. Then I hang it outside to dry.

 

 

Ahah! I'm beginning to understand where the legend of Sasquatch originated!

 

Buzz

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Ahah! I'm beginning to understand where the legend of Sasquatch originated!

 

Buzz

 

 

There's gonna be a lot of upset people when they find out that you found the Sasquatch. smiliesmack.gif

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